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Terracotta oinochoe (wine jug)

Attributed to the Chigi Group
Period:
Protocorinthian
Date:
ca. 625 B.C.
Culture:
Greek, Corinthian
Medium:
Terracotta
Dimensions:
H. 10 1/4 in. (26 cm)
Classification:
Vases
Credit Line:
Bequest of Walter C. Baker, 1971
Accession Number:
1972.118.138
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 152
On the mouth and neck, rosettes; on the shoulder, above, red and black tongues; below, red and black scales. Around the belly, bulls, birds, panthers, stags and a lion. Rays above the foot.
von Bothmer, Dietrich and René d'Harnoncourt. 1950. Greek, Etruscan, and Roman Antiquities: An Exhibition from the Collection of Walter Cummings Baker, Esq. no. 86, p. 12, New York: Walter Cummings Baker.

Metzger, Henri. 1951. Les représentations dans la céramique attique du IVe siècle. no. 8, pp. 11, 24, 26, Paris: E. de Boccard.

von Bothmer, Dietrich. 1961. Ancient Art from New York Private Collections: Catalogue of an Exhibition Held at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, December, 17, 1959-February 28, 1960. no. 188, p. 49, pls. 65-67, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Picón, Carlos A. 2007. Art of the Classical World in the Metropolitan Museum of Art: Greece, Cyprus, Etruria, Rome no. 61, pp. 64, 418, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Mertens, Joan R. 2010. How to Read Greek Vases. no. 8, pp. 11, 24, 26, 60-61, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Aruz, Joan, Sarah B. Graff, and Yelena Rakic. 2014. Assyria to Iberia at the Dawn of the Classical Age. no. 138, p. 262, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

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